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Tuesday, August 20, 2013      3 comments

Finding it a bit harder to stay motivated now. The newness of my new eating and exercise plan are wearing off. I have lost 17 pounds and want to stay focused on my goal to reach 115 and keep it off. Keeping it off is the hard part for me. Colleg... Read more
Last day of July
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      2 comments

The summer is going by fast. I wish I had started my weight loss journey earlier in the summer. However, better late than never. I want to look and feel better by the time college classes start back up on Sept. 4th. That is when the stress reall... Read more
Monday, July 08, 2013      1 comments

Having a pretty good day. Walked up to the gym and worked out for an hour. Making my teens dinner right now. Trying not to do emotional eating. Hard to deal with the fact that my ex husband is dying of cancer. Lung tumors have tripled in size si... Read more
Saturday, July 06, 2013      4 comments

Today was pretty good. Was only stressed for a short time at work. Got over the incident and moved on! Walked home after work. So, got 40 minutes of walking in for the day !! Tired now and getting ready to get some sleep. I am such a nite owl. A... Read more
Stress Free Day !!
Thursday, July 04, 2013      1 comments

This hardly ever happens BUT I had a stress free day ! Thank you God !! Went to the gym this morning. Then my fiancé, son, & I drove to Ocean City . Teenage daughter had to work but we did stop by and see her at the mall where she works. Then we... Read more
Wed 7/3
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      1 comments

Had a pretty good day today. My stress levels were pretty low except for trying to have a conversation with my adult daughter. That didn't go so well. However, I got over it and am now getting ready to take the doggies for a short walk. Then, ti... Read more
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      2 comments

I need to track my stress levels and my stressors this week as part of the challenge I am doing. I am stressed today because I am tired and am feeling guilty because I did not get to the gym. I have it in my mind that I have to go to the gym or ... Read more
Starting Over!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      4 comments

Here I am starting over again. I hope I learn this time. I am going to try to focus on exercising, eating right, and losing all the weight I have gained. I am going to try and get on here everyday so that I do not feel alone in these challenges.... Read more
Doing O.K. !
Thursday, July 26, 2012      0 comments

The summer is going by fast & it has been a hot one here in Maryland ! I am doing a good job of going to the gym and staying on my food plan. I really do not miss the junk food that much. I hope I can continue my food & exercise plans once colle... Read more
Just Beginning !
Saturday, July 07, 2012      1 comments

I am so happy that I got back on this site last night ! I was getting very discouraged that the weight has not been comming off as quickly as it usually does. I was so happy to get on the scale today & see that I finally lost 3 pounds. My goal i... Read more